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Year 6 Oak Class Residential 2021 - Day 1

Evening It was a lovely end to the day over here at our camp in Kent. After enjoying more leaf wapping (print making using leaves and natural materials) and time in the woods, we gathered around the campfire for dinner. For each meal we have one clan responsible for serving! We also all learnt the routine for washing up - we are all responsible for our own plate and cutlery. We sheltered from an evening shower under the canopy before a little bit of free time and settling in to our tents. We are looking forward to what tomorrow holds!

17:30 We are having a brilliant first day! After spending some free time relaxing and most importantly, enjoying the tyre swing (!) we split up into our clan groups for some fun! Each clan has come up with their name, clan call, and clan action. We then took part in different activities: two clans did some leaf wapping and food preparation back at camp, while the other two headed to the woods! Then it was time to swap over and do the same. We’ve had a very full first day here and are now looking forward to our campfire circle and dinner!

14:18 We are loving settling in to our tents and getting to know the camp site! After enjoying our packed lunch we had our campsite tour to get to know all the areas of the site. Then it was time to get organised and settled into our tents. Year 6 Oak have done a great job of organising their tents neatly and getting cosy. There were lots of smiles and laughter from the tents! Now we are about to have some free time enjoying the site, before we start some activities for the afternoon.

12:31 Oak class have arrived safely! After a smooth coach journey during which we enjoyed taking in the new views, we arrived safely at our campsite in Kent. We all immediately got changed into wellies and waterproofs for a rather exciting and muddy walk to our camp along a bridle path! Now it’s time for lunch before we have a tour of our new home for the next 4 days!

10:40 And we’re off! Oak class are all very excited to start their adventure on our camping residential! We’ll be updating the website regularly to share how they’re getting on. Stay tuned!

21 comments

Ms Julian - What an awesome bunch!! We had such a brilliant time. Oak Class have looked after themselves, each other and their surroundings! New friendships have been made and new experiences had. Thank you Oak for being so brilliant this week and a huge thank you to the TGC team and Ms Brooks for organising!! Have a fab half term.

Andy & Katherine - A big thank you to the Lauriston staff and CGT team for your efforts over the last four days.
Ruby informs us she and her classmates had a great time and made some fantastic memories.
They'll all sleep well tonight!

Violeta - Thank you for sharing the photos. Hope they are all having a great time, it looks perfect!

Kirsty - Can't wait to hear all your stories

Nancy (Harry’s mum) - Harry appears to be wearing the same clothes he’s had on since Tuesday ? less washing to do when he gets home I guess ?

Elizabeth (Nancy's sister) - I love you Nancy and all your friends! I hope you all have a Great Day!

khadijha (yusra mum) - loving all the pictures, glad your all having a great time .

Patsy (Sam's Great Aunt) - Want to hear more about leaf wrapping - sounds brilliant!

Leonie - So nice to see all of you out there! I hope the first night went well and have a great day today!

Natalie(Ava’s mum) - Looks amazing guys
Loving the photos ?
Hope you are all having a fantastic time❤️

Paula (Jasmine’s Mum) - Hey everyone. Love the photos.Looks amazing ! So happy to see you all having so much fun Look after each other and make the best memories ?

Racheal - So glad you all arrived safely and glad the children are settling in. Have fun guys ❤️

Elizabeth (Ahndiya's mum) - Happy you all arrived safely ?. Hope you all have a fun filled four days ?

Mr Harris - Looks like you've had a great first day Oak Class! I hope you're all having a brilliant time and creating wonderful memories. Looking forward to hearing what you've cooked for dinner tonight on the camp fire and what fun activities you have planned for tomorrow. Enjoy!

George (Bette's mum) - Amazing! Looks so much fun :-)

Jaye - Looks ace!! Hope everyone has a fab time x

Ozy - Have fun guys! Can’t wait to hear all about the weeks adventures :)

Andy Meyer - Glad to see you've arrived safely, now go make some solid memories Oak class.
The adventure begins!!!

Hope - So pleased you have all arrived safely! Love seeing the pics and look forward to further updates :)

Nancy (Harry's mum) - Looking forward to seeing all the photos! Have the best time, and enjoy making memories Oak class!

Kirsty Williams - Hope you all have the best time ever!

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